Exercise your artistic skills while learning some basics about the science of mechanical movement in this creative technology workshop. Using a mix of pre-made parts, chopsticks, a box, and a load of art and craft materials, you can make a moving toy or automata that bursts into life at the turn of a handle.
Great fun for the whole family
Suitable for all ages (younger ones may need adult help).
Two sessions running 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm
£15 per person
15 places per session
Run by Stephen Guy aka Fire The Inventor
Stephen is a designer-maker specialising in mechanical art. He runs workshops, events and produces educational resources, and makes automata for exhibitions, science festivals and schools around the world. He co-founded Fire the Inventor, and has recently had commissions from the Crafts Council, Cabaret Mechanical Theatre and Compton Verney Art Gallery.